Archive for the 'The Media' Category

The Doobie Brothers Documentary On Qello

Tech is evanescent. Music, when done right, is forever. Steve Jobs famously said he was creating tools, to enable the creations of others. Musicians are at the end of the line, they are the creators. Social media is about providing a service. You’re beholden to your customers, you follow them. Musicians walk into the wilderness […]

The Tower Records Documentary

This is not the movie you wanted it to be. This is a business story. About the power of individuals, with big dreams and the ability and desire to make them come true. No Russ Solomon, no Tower Records. Your heart will pitter-patter when you see Elton John combing the aisles in a tracksuit before […]

The Tsar of Love and Techno

The Tsar of Love and Techno: Stories Marketing is a start. But it’s word of mouth that rules this world. And I’m telling you to read Anthony Marra’s new book, “The Tsar of Love and Techno.” Not because it has music in the title, but because it will make you forget about your little life […]

John Oliver vs. Lorne Michaels

Who has the best farm team, Lorne Michaels or Jon Stewart? The latter is retired, but he spawned Stephen Colbert and John Oliver. Who has Lorne hatched for us lately? NOBODY! But Lorne controls the media, he’s the King of New York! But there’s a new emperor in town. Welcome to 2015 where there’s so […]